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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. ClickHouse vs. MySQL vs. Snowflake

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexWidely used open source RDBMSCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.80
Rank#186  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score7.61
Rank#54  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score1252.06
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score15.53
Rank#37  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeclickhouse.techwww.mysql.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmclickhouse.tech/­docsdev.mysql.com/­docdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAlibabaYandex LLCOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2016201619952014
Current releasev20.11.3.3-stable, November 20205.7.32 , October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyes
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Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nonoyesyes
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageClose to ANSI SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaC# info3rd party library
C++
Elixir info3rd party library
Go info3rd party library
Java info3rd party library
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party library
Kotlin info3rd party library
Nim info3rd party library
Perl info3rd party library
PHP info3rd party library
Python info3rd party library
R info3rd party library
Ruby info3rd party library
Scala info3rd party library
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javanoyes infoproprietary syntaxuser defined functions
Triggersnonoyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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